Second Amendment

What about armed protests?

“Change. Now. I get that, and understand the symbolism of packed heat. A gun says: We mean business…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Times Famous, News Break, LA Progressive, City Watch LA, Tribune Content Agency, Common Dreams, Uncommon Thought, Z Net, Free Press, Gun Pro Plus, South Africa News, Common Dreams, The Smirking Chimp, Tribune Content Agency, The Chronicle
Date: July 8,9,10,15,2020
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Rethinking the whole country

“Repeal and replace? How about the Second Amendment? “A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.””

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Wonders Blog, Counterpunch, Common Dreams, The Raven Foundation, The News International, The Smirking Chimp, Tacoma Weekly, Pagosa Daily Post, The DeQueen Bee, Bainbridge Island Review, West Side Gazette, Free Press, Tribune Content Agency, Valley Journal, RIPHAH Information Portal
Date: April 4,5,6,9,12,May 7,2018
1013 Words

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Eliminate the Second Amendment and Keep Your Guns


“OK, I confess I fail to see the thrill or need associated with gun ownership and use, but we live in a free country—sort of—and I get why those who hunt need long guns. But I teach, write, and live trying to practice nonviolence…”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, Nation of Change, La Progressive, Newberry Observer, The Star News, The Review, The Athens Messenger, The Dekalb County Dispatch, Chicago Activism
Date: June 6,8,10,21,2016
615 Words

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It’s Time to Stop Tinkering


“Most of us have that person in our life—maybe we even are that person—who hates to throw anything away and thus, despite multiple problems over a length of time, will tinker with something …”

Laura Finley, Ph.D.
Published in: Grassroots Press, Counterpunch, The PeaceWorker, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, Gilmer Free Press(second time)
Date: February 18,19,21,24,28,2016
644 Words

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Repeal it

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“Another mass murder episode strikes us, this time in Oregon, my state. This time at a college. I teach at a university in Oregon and this gun problem is way past outrageous. Time to repeal the stupid Second Amendment and start fixing this.”

Author: Tom H. Hastings
Published in: Grassroots Press
Counter Punch
The Creole
South Coast Today
Wilson County News
Quad City Times
Courier Post Online
The Daily Star Journal
Madison Press
Muscatine Journal
La Progressive
Gilmer Free Press
Sierra County Prospect
Date: October 1,2,4,5,8,2015

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